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Which power supply should i get: Raidmax RX-500AF or Corsair CX 500?

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April 12, 2013 6:07:39 AM

I'm building a new pc , with the following specs

Core i5 3470
Corsair vengence 8gb
1 tb WD Cavier blue HDD
Either Gtx 650 or Ati 7770

Anyway should i get the RAIDMAX RX-500AF or Corsair Cx 500 , in my country the CX 500 is about 50$ more than the Raidmax. Is the Raidmax enough?
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April 12, 2013 6:34:19 AM

Either will do but seesms like getting the one more affordable is ok.
But out of two I would get Corsair Cx500 personaly. Thanks
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April 12, 2013 6:55:33 AM

Daksithj said:
I'm building a new pc , with the following specs

Core i5 3470
Corsair vengence 8gb
1 tb WD Cavier blue HDD
Either Gtx 650 or Ati 7770

Anyway should i get the RAIDMAX RX-500AF or Corsair Cx 500 , in my country the CX 500 is about 50$ more than the Raidmax. Is the Raidmax enough?


Raidmax has a poor reputation for PSU's, def go with Corsair.
Plz review this link - shows Raidmax as tier 5 brand (the worst)

http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

"Tier 5 - Other than the units listed above for any of these brands, NOT RECOMMENDED. Replace ASAP if you have one."

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April 12, 2013 8:26:07 AM

Any other PSU that you can buy in your country ?

If no definetly the CX 500W. PSU is a crucial factor when building a system. IT can fry all of your components :/ 

Good Luck !
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April 12, 2013 8:43:38 AM

Never buy a Raidmax psu.
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April 12, 2013 9:46:13 AM

So I better pay 50$ extra and get the CX 500 just to be sure right?
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April 12, 2013 9:55:34 AM

Yes. That raidmax will fail at some point and possibly damage something along the way.
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April 12, 2013 1:03:33 PM

Yes pay the 50$ extra. They will help you not to pay 500$ for a new system :) 
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